19 August 2013

Professor Young’s advice and guidance has been invaluable to us over the past few years.

He is an outstanding South Australian, recognised world-wide for his achievements in bowel cancer screening and prevention. Congratulations to Graeme and SA Power Networks for acknowledging his work with this award.

Professor Graeme Young has been named SA Power Networks SA Scientist of the Year at the Science Excellence Awards. This award recognises an individual who demonstrates outstanding excellence in any field of scientific endeavour and who has made a significant national or international contribution to their field of research.

Professor Young has an outstanding career in research into colorectal cancer and bowel health. He has been a champion locally and internationally for improving the uptake of bowel cancer screening programs.